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The Balls Through The Hat Trick

The Balls Through the Hat Trick is a fairly simple trick to explain. The juggler wears a top hat or bowler hat that has a hole in the top. The juggler juggles three balls and tosses a ball into the hole. The ball then travels through a tube or down a ramp and comes out at the front of the …

EJC Flash Sale!

The European Juggling Convention (EJC) is the largest juggling convention in the world and next year’s event will take place in Newark, Great Britain from August 3-11, 2019. Come join us for 9 days of juggling utopia in the British countryside. You’ll be overwhelmed with shows: open stages, busking, fire shows, renegades, special shows, the International Gala, and more. If …

Big Apple Circus

The Big Apple Circus features not one but three jugglers this year. The Circus is in town (New York, at Lincoln Center) until  January 27th. Then it’ll play The National Harbor in Maryland from February 14th until March 24th. They begin with a colorful Company intro, where all the performers fill the circus ring and do one or two tricks …

Nino Frediani Obituary

The juggling world has lost one of its most famous and well-liked members, Nino Frediani. Coming from an Italian circus family that traces its origins back to 1650, Nino was born in a dressing room of a Portuguese circus in 1940 in Libson. His mother and father were performing in the ring when she felt her first labor pains. Nino …

Mike Newman Obituary

We are sad to report that New Zealand’s Mike Newman has passed away. Mike, who was 68 at the time of his death, was well-known in the city of Palmerston North, where he had been performing as a street juggler for around twenty seven years. He was also a prolific writer and poet. Mike was the subject of a short …

Morris Cronin – Early Juggling Innovator

Morris Cronin is a juggler who is mostly forgotten by history. However, his contributions and innovations still resonate in the art form today. Morris Cronin was an American juggler of Irish descent, born in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. He was considered by most of his peers to be the greatest solo club juggler of the late 1800s. Vaudeville juggler and juggling historian, …

IJA Tricks of the Month November by Héctor Gonzalez from México / Juggling

Hello fellow jugglers! My name is Hector Alfonso García González and I have been juggling for six years. I am 22 years old and I am originally from Guadalajara Jalisco. This time I share my video for the IJA Tricks of the Month series where I present an investigation based on a contact for two beats and some variants extended …

British Pathe Juggling Videos (1925-1941) – Part 2

In July 2018, eJuggle published an article featuring 18 videos of juggling dating from 1925 and older. The reaction to that article was very positive. Four of those videos were from the archives of British Pathe, the famed newsreel and documentary company that ran from 1910 to 1970. The British Pathe archives recorded many other juggling acts that are wonderful …